During the year, flood forecasters monitor the amount of rainfall and snow and the impact on levels on rivers, lakes, creeks and streams.
March 3rd, 2017 - Province Requests Removal of Ice-Fishing Shelters
February 28, 2017 - Province Advises Public to Stay off Assiniboine River Ice
February 27, 2017 - Province Issues First 2017 Flood Outlook
February 27, 2017 - 2017 February Flood Outlook ( 3.0 MB)
January 30, 2017 - 2017 January Conditions Report ( 2.0 MB)
December 13, 2016 - 2016 Fall Conditions Report ( 6.7 MB)
Ice cutting machines will begin working on or about February 22 on sections of the Red River beginning in the Netley Lake area and will move upstream towards Selkirk. Shortly after the ice cutting machines take to the ice, the Amphibex ice breakers will start operating at the mouth of the Netley Creek.
Dangerous ice conditions may not be obvious but will exist.
Ice fishers, cross-country skiers, snowmobilers and others going on the frozen river must: